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European Culture and Civilization

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  • 1. THE  NETHERLANDS  
  • 2. TABLE  OF  CONTENT   1.  What  are  we  talking  about?   2.  The  Stereotypes   3.  The  Netherlands:  Facts  &  Figures   4.  History   5.  PoliEcs   6.  Role  in  the  European  Union  
  • 3. KINGDOM  OF  NETHERLANDS  NETHERLANDS    HOLLAND  What  are  we  talking  about?  
  • 4. NETHERLANDS  [1]  Capitol   Amsterdam  Language   Dutch  Inhabitants   16.6  mio  •  41,848  km2  •  Land  60%  under  sea   level  •  Highest  877m  (Saba)  •  Lowest  -­‐7m  
  • 5. HOLLAND  [2][3]   North   South  Capitol   Haarlem   The  Hague   North  Inhabitants   2.6  mio   3.5  mio   South  •  2  Provinces  of  the   Netherlands  (12  total)  •  “Holland”  disliked  •  Most  populated  and   richest  provinces  
  • 6. CARIBBEAN  NETHERLANDS  [4]  Language   Dutch  Inhabitants   18  000   Saba   Saint  EustaEus  •  Oct  2010,  dissoluEon  of   Netherlands  AnElles  •  Special  municipaliEes  •  Vote  for  Dutch  and  EU   parliament   Bonaire  •  NOT  part  of  the  EU  
  • 7. KINGDOM  OF  THE  NETHERLANDS  [5]   Netherlands   Sin  Maarten   Aruba   Curaçao   Caribbean   Netherlands  
  • 8. Kingdom  of  the  Netherlands  [5]   Netherlands   Amsterdam   Bonaire   Special  MunicipaliEes  Caribean  NL   Kralendijk   •  Speak  Dutch   Saba   The  BoFom   •  AdministraEon  mainly  local   Saint  EustaKus   •  Not  part  of  the  EU   Oranjestad   •  Vote  for  Dutch  and  EU  parliament   Sin  Maarten   Philipsburg   Equal  partners  in  the  Kingdom   Curaçao   •  Independent  countries   Willemstad   •  Speak  Dutch  (Papiamento,  English)   Aruba   •  Not  part  of  the  EU   Oranjestad   •  Former  Netherlands  AnElles  
  • 9. THE  STEREOTYPES  Typical  Dutch  
  • 10. THE  NETHERLANDS:  FACTS  &  FIGURES  
  • 11. NETHERLANDS  &  THE  EUROPEAN  UNION  PopulaKon  [6]   16.6  mio.   501  mio.  GDP  per  capita  [7]   131%   100%  Growth  rate  [8]   2.4%   2.1%  InflaKon  [9]   2.0%   3.1%  (2.7%)  Unemployment  [10]   4.2%   9.9%  
  • 12. ETHNIC  GROUPS  [11]   Non-­‐western   background     11%   Dutch   background     Western   79%   background   (excluding   Dutch)   Others   9%   1%  
  • 13. RELIGION  [12]   Catholic,  30%   None,  42%   Protestant,   11%   Calvinist,  6%   Others,  5%   Muslim,  6%  
  • 14. ECONOMY  [13]   GDP  (2007)  •  TransportaEon  services  •  Ships  &  PrinEng   2%   24%   Agruculture  •  Flowers,  Vegetables  &   Industry   Fishing   74%   Services  •  Natural  Gas  •  Tourism  
  • 15. HISTORY  Important  milestones  since  the  2nd  world  war  
  • 16. AFTER  THE  2ND  WORLD  WAR  1953  Dutch  Flood  disaster  1960  Benelux  treaty  1983  The  Polder  model  (Consents-­‐orientaEon)  2005  Failed  EU  Referendum  Oct  2010  DissoluEon  of  the  Netherlands  AnElles    
  • 17. CULTURE  [1][3][14]  Painters,  Architects,  ScienEsts    and  Philosophers  
  • 18. REMBRANDT   The  Storm  on  the  Sea  of  Galilee   Night  Watch  
  • 19. VAN  GOGH   Starry  night   Self-­‐Portrait  with  a  straw  hat  
  • 20. JOHANNES  VERMEER   Girl  with  a  Pearl  Earring   The  Milkmaid  
  • 21. ARHITECTURE   Rietveld  Schröder  House   Kreizergracht  in  Amsterdam  
  • 22. CHRISTIAAN  HUYGENS  •  Astronomer,   MathemaEcian  &   Physicist   (17th  century)  •  Telescopic  development  •  Discovery  of  the  rings  of   Saturn  •  Centrifugal  force  •  Infinitesimal  calculus  
  • 23. ERASMUS  VON  ROTTERDAM  •  Humanist  and   Philosopher     (15th  &  16th  century)  •  150  books  &  2000  legters  •  Engraved  the  LaEn   language  in  Europe  •  ERASMUS  program  •  Erasmus  University  in   Rogerdam  
  • 24. CULTURE  •  PHILIPS  invented  first  CD  •  Microscope  invented  in  NL  •  Architecture,  music,  literature  •  EducaEon  is  the  biggest  expenditure  of  the  domesEc   budget  [15]  •  1000  museums  (highest  density)  
  • 25. POLITICS  [16]  NaEonal,  InternaEonal  and  their  role  in  the  European  Union  
  • 26. INTERNATIONAL  •  Member  of:  EU,  UN,  NATO,  OPCW,  OECD  &  WTO  •  The  Hague  as  “The  world’s  legal  Capital”  [17]  •  Four  commitments:   Ø  TransatlanTc  relaTons   Ø  European  integraTon   Ø  InternaTonal  development   Ø  InternaTonal  Law  
  • 27. NATIONAL  •  Parliamentary  monarchy  (ConsociaEonalism)  •  Elected  Parliament  since  1848  •  10th  most  democraEc  country  [18]  •  Very  liberal  policies   Prime  Minister   Queen   Prince   Mark  Ruge   Beatrix  Armgard     Wilhelm-­‐Alexander   Armgard    
  • 28. NATIONAL  -­‐  ACTUAL  DEVELOPMENT  •  Movement  of  populists  of  the  right  wing  •  2002  murderer  of  Pim  Fortuyn  (poliEcian)  •  2004  murderer  of  Theo  van  Gogh  (film  maker)  •  Debate  about  integraEon  •  Stricter  regulaEons  for  drug  use  •  Since  June  2010  VVD*  strongest  party   *  Peoples  Party  for  Freedom  and  Democracy    
  • 29. GENERAL  ROLE  IN  THE  EU   „  The  European  Union  is  the  most  important   cornerstone  of  the  Dutch  foreign  policy.  “  [19]    •  Net  Contributor  •  2nd  strongest  exporEng  EU-­‐Country  •  Rogerdam,  Europe’s  “gate  to  the  world”  •  Democracy  and  liberty  in  the  EU  •  Open  for  new  member  states  •  Great  commitment  (military,  foreign  aid)  
  • 30. EU  -­‐  ACTUAL  DEVELOPMENT  •  CriEc  against  East  enlargement  •  Enlarge  Dutch  influence  in  the  EU  •  Focus  on  domesEcally  topics   (murderer  of  Pim  Fortuyn  in  2002)  •  “NO”  to  the  consEtuEonal  contract  in  2005  •  SkepEcal  opinion  against  the  EU  •  Against  membership  of  Turkey  
  • 31. SUMMARY  What  did  we  learn?  
  • 32. THE  NETHERLANDS  •  One  of  the  smallest  &  richest  countries  in  the  EU  •  Long  history  •  Rich  cultural  spectrum  •  Very  open-­‐minded  people   (social,  liberal  &  democraEc)  •  Queen  +  parliament  •  Strong  believe  in  the  EU  
  • 33. REFERENCES  1   hgp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands  2   hgp://www.minbuza.nl/en/You_and_the_Netherlands/About_the_Netherlands/General_informaEon/Holland_or_the_Netherlands  3   hgp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holland  4   hgp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Netherlands  5   hgp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_the_Netherlands   hgp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/table.do?6   tab=table&language=en&pcode=tps00001&tableSelecEon=1&footnotes=yes&labeling=labels&plugin=1  7   hgp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/refreshTableAcEon.do?tab=table&plugin=1&pcode=tsieb010&language=en  8   hgp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_PUBLIC/2-­‐03032011-­‐BP/EN/2-­‐03032011-­‐BP-­‐EN.PDF  9   hgp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_PUBLIC/2-­‐15042011-­‐BP/EN/2-­‐15042011-­‐BP-­‐EN.PDF  10   hgp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_PUBLIC/3-­‐29042011-­‐AP/EN/3-­‐29042011-­‐AP-­‐EN.PDF   hgp://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publicaEon/?11   VW=T&DM=SLEN&PA=37325eng&D1=0-­‐2&D2=0&D3=0&D4=0&D5=0-­‐1,3-­‐4,139,145,210,225&D6=4,9,%28l-­‐1%29-­‐ l&HD=090611-­‐0858&LA=EN&HDR=G3,T&STB=G5,G1,G2,G4  12   hgps://www.cia.gov/library/publicaEons/the-­‐world-­‐factbook/fields/2122.html  13   hgp://www.ipicture.de/daten/wirtschau_niederlande.html  14   hgp://www.uni-­‐muenster.de/NiederlandeNet/nl-­‐wissen/index.html  15   hgp://www.auswaerEges-­‐amt.de/DE/AussenpoliEk/Laender/Laenderinfos/Niederlande/Kultur-­‐UndBildungspoliEk_node.html#doc359846bodyText1  16   hgp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PoliEcs_of_the_Netherlands#PoliEcal_parEes  17   van  Krieken,  Peter  J.;  David  McKay  (2005).  The  Hague:  Legal  Capital  of  the  World.  Cambridge  University  Press.  ISBN  9067041858.  18   hgp://graphics.eiu.com/PDF/Democracy_Index_2010_web.pdf  19   Ministry  of  foreign  affair  of  the  Netherlands    hgp://www.minbuza.nl/en   hgp://www.auswaerEges-­‐amt.de/DE/AussenpoliEk/Laender/Laenderinfos/01-­‐Nodes_Uebersichtsseiten/Niederlande_node.html   hgp://www.uni-­‐muenster.de/NiederlandeNet/nl-­‐wissen/wirtschau/verEefung/wirtschauspoliEk/poldermodell.html   hgp://www.inghist.nl/overview/history/en/home.html  

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